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Sapphire Flycatcher

Sapphire Flycatcher,Ficedula sapphira

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Ficedula sapphira Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
12 cm Length
Tropical  lowland & montane moist forest, moist shrubland, arable land rural gardens. Between 800 - 1,700 m.  Range:- BangladeshBhutan, China, IndiaLaos, MyanmarNepal, Thailand & Vietnam

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, seeds and berries. Food  
6501 - TSN: 560086 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Lejsek safírový
Danish: Safirblå Fluesnapper
German: Saphirschnäpper
English: Sapphire Flycatcher, Sapphire-headed Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas Safiro, Papamoscas Zafiro
Finnish: Safiirisieppo
French: Gobemouche saphir, Gobemouche saphirin
Italian: Pigliamosche blu testadizaffiro, Pigliamosche zaffiro
Japanese: safaiahitaki, safaiyahitaki
Japanese: サファイアヒタキ, サファイヤヒタキ
Latin: Ficedula sapphira
Dutch: Saffiervliegenvanger
Norwegian: Safirfluesnapper
Polish: mucholówka szafirowa, muchołówka szafirowa
Russian: Сапфировая мухоловка
Slovak: muchárik zafírový
Swedish: Safirflugsnappare
Thai: นกจับแมลงหัวสีฟ้า
Chinese: 玉头 鹟, 玉头姬鹟

Ficedula sapphira
Ficedula sapphira laotiana
Ficedula sapphira sapphira
Ficedula sapphira tienchuanensis

  • Ficedula sapphira sapphira: Himalayas (E Nepal to SE Tibet, SW China and NE India)
  • Ficedula sapphira tienchuanensis: Mountains of W-Central China (Sichuan to S Shaanxi)
  • Ficedula sapphira laotiana: Mountains of NW Thailand, N Laos and N Vietnam
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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